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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Thursday 31 July 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Republic of China Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Yumen province (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Ti-hua, China
Destination airport:Lanzhou Airport (LHW/ZLLL), China
Crashed. The wreckage was found three months later.

» NumberL'Écho d'Oran, 4 Oct. 1947
» The Straits Times 6 August 1947, p1


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